Electric vehicles: Batteries on wheels can make grid smaller, says network owner
Network operator says electric vehicles and their ability to act as a battery on wheels, or Swiss army knife, can lower costs for grid infrastructure.
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Redflow inks “non lithium” battery deal in US as demand for long duration storage grows
Australian battery manufacturer tapped to supply its "non-lithium," zinc bromide flow batteries to a "wide array" of customers in US.
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Swiss court case ties human rights to climate change
CP Daily: Tuesday March 28, 2023
Climate change: Push for decision at world’s top court
Horizon takes stake in remote solar and battery specialist to fast-track regional renewables
WA government-owned utility takes stake in local solar outfit to help shift its 34 microgrids and 117 remote communities to renewables.
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How California floods affect US food prices
Fintech company partners with Thai govt agency on carbon market registry
UK ‘strikingly unprepared’ for impacts of climate crisis
Government’s official advisers point to ‘lost decade’ in efforts to protect lives and livelihoods
The UK is “strikingly unprepared” for the impacts of the climate crisis, according to the Climate Change Committee (CCC), which said there had been a “lost decade” in efforts to adapt for the impacts of global heating.
The CCC, the government’s official climate adviser, said climate damages will inevitably intensify for decades to come. It has warned repeatedly of poor preparation in the past and said government action was now urgently needed to protect people and their homes and livelihoods.Continue reading...
Canada budget proposes carbon contracts for difference, new clean energy tax credits
Safeguard mechanism still leaves Australia with a big methane problem
Australia has been left in the dark about the scale of the methane pollution from its energy sector, and Safeguard reforms do little to pull back the curtains.
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First towers go up in Australia’s biggest electricity transmission project
Transgrid lifts first massive towers on what will be country’s largest electricity transmission upgrade, fast tracking switch to renewables.
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New cars sold in EU must be zero-emission from 2035
Poole harbour oil spill washes up on wildlife haven Brownsea Island
Exclusive: National Trust concerned at danger to rich mix of ecosystems including lagoon, woodland, salt marsh and reedbed
Oil from the Perenco pipeline leak in Poole harbour has washed up on the shores of Brownsea Island, an internationally important wetland and marine conservation zone.
Nearly 200 barrels of reservoir fluid – a brine mixture that is about 15% oil – leaked into the waters of Ower Bay on Sunday from the pipeline sparking a major incident and urgent clean-up operation.Continue reading...
EU CO2 cars law and other Fit for 55 files get signed off by energy ministers
Space scientists reveal brightest gamma explosion ever
Verra proposes revisions to cookstoves offset methodology inherited from CDM
Finnish startup raises cash for carbon negative concrete plans
TNFD releases long-awaited final draft on nature-related financial disclosure rules
Britons who do not pave over garden could receive water bill discount, Ofwat says
Cheaper rates could be applied to those who install water butts under plans unveiled by regulator
Water bill discounts could be given to people who do not pave over their front gardens and install water butts, under plans unveiled by the regulator.
Customers could also be charged dynamically based on how much water they use, with people who reduce their usage paying less than heavy users, Ofwat announced on Tuesday.Continue reading...